National Jeweler Network



Macy’s links itself with fashion tech startup

The retailer has a new, exclusive partnership with Nineteenth Amendment on, putting the tech firm’s designers and their made-to-order items in front of Macy’s millennial shoppers.


Liquidation sale to begin soon for 3 Romano’s stores

The Romano’s Jewelers stores in Culver City, Northridge and Downey, Calif. have closed, with a single liquidation sale slated to begin in mid-October.


Signet comps up 4 percent in Q2

Boosted by the continued integration of Zale and a strong performance from bridal jewelry, Signet reported an increase in both same-store sales and total sales in the second quarter on Thursday.


Movado sales up 1 percent in weak watch market

A challenging retail environment was offset by selective price increases and source improvements in the supply chain to slightly bump sales for Movado in its second quarter.


Second quarter sales flat for Tiffany

The company noted that comps and total sales were about equal to the prior year in the Americas due to the negative effect of the strength of the U.S. dollar and lower foreign tourist spending, leading to a tempered full-year earnings forecast.


Bergdorf, Gemfields partner on collection

To celebrate its new jewelry salon opening this fall, the retailer is collaborating with the miner to create a line of gemstone pieces slated to debut in the space.


Tiffany & Co. to tackle New Zealand market

The retailer will open a new store in a historic building in Auckland, New Zealand late next year, marking the company’s first entry into the country.


More chains report modest gains in Q2 sales

An increase in foot traffic helped boost same-store and total sales for Target, Walmart and T.J. Maxx’s parent company in the second quarter.


Bloomingdale’s glitch leads to $10K diamond buy

A recent computer glitch caused the retailer to accidentally issue thousands of dollars in store credit to those in its loyalty program; one customer cashed in on the mistake with jewelry.